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By reflecting sunlight and transmitting heat through the Earth's atmosphere, Standford's passive radiator system can cool without any electricity.
Date: 12/01/2014
Type: Article
Technologies: Buildings
Buildings must emit radically less CO2 during construction and occupation. This often leads to the assumption that we should be delivering ‘Zero-Carbon Buildings’. However, this is the wrong target for buildings, radical energy efficiency is the right target for buildings.
Date: 10/31/2014
Type: Article
Technologies: Buildings
The deployment phase is underway for UC Santa Barbara's energy-efficient networked lighting control systems.
Date: 12/12/2013
Type: News
Cree, the LED company best known for their $10 LED bulb, announced a 75W-equivalent, 1100 lumen model, priced at $24.
Date: 12/03/2013
Type: News
Philips has teamed up with Desso, a leading carpet and flooring company, to create "light transmissive carpets."
Date: 11/20/2013
Type: News
In most facilities, changing a light bulb is a pretty simple task. However, in a hospital, even minor tasks can be complicated.
Date: 11/07/2013
Type: Article
Sales of bulbs using light-emitting diodes are expected to increase sharply -- partly because some consumers complain about the bluish light produced by another energy-saving variety, compact fluorescents.
Date: 11/01/2013
Type: Article
Check out these charts and stats showing how energy efficiency has positively impacted almost every aspect of our lives and the US economy.
Date: 10/08/2013
Type: Article
The company, S-RAM Dynamics, was awarded $400,000 through DOE's “Next Generation Energy Efficient Buildings Technologies" program to commercialize an energy efficient heat pump that can save 50% on energy.
Date: 09/05/2013
Type: Article
Technologies: Buildings
Lawrence Livermore National Lab releases its 2012 United States' energy use graph.
Date: 09/03/2013
Type: Article

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